The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 229 232 239
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 17 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £38.25 £35.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £29.10 £34.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £37.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+21.12% -6.57%
Device Driver
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2564 2168 2588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.66% 24.79% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1134 1169
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 122 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.52 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +9 12 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £320 +20.75% 2
Berkshire - - - - 4
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver.

1 27 (72.97%) Software Engineering
2 24 (64.86%) C
3 15 (40.54%) C++
4 14 (37.84%) Linux
5 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
6 11 (29.73%) Embedded C
7 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) Validation
8 7 (18.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (18.92%) SSL
8 7 (18.92%) HP
8 7 (18.92%) Intel
8 7 (18.92%) Firmware
8 7 (18.92%) SNMP
8 7 (18.92%) Windows
8 7 (18.92%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (18.92%) SCCM
8 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) Android
10 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
11 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
11 4 (10.81%) VBScript
11 4 (10.81%) Python
11 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++
11 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
11 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Development

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.92%) SSL
2 7 (18.92%) SNMP
3 2 (5.41%) LTE
4 1 (2.70%) FCoE
4 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) WCDMA
4 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) 3G
4 1 (2.70%) UTRAN
4 1 (2.70%) DVB
4 1 (2.70%) 2G
4 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.70%) HSPA
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
1 3 (8.11%) Automake
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 3 (8.11%) Automotive
1 3 (8.11%) Military
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Software Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Build Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) OpenCL
1 2 (5.41%) DirectCompute
2 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Firmware
1 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) CUDA
3 2 (5.41%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (5.41%) VHDL
3 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.70%) Kindle
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Handset
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Android
4 3 (8.11%) VxWorks
4 3 (8.11%) Debian
5 1 (2.70%) ThreadX
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.92%) Validation
3 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.41%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.70%) OOP
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) OOD
7 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) C
2 15 (40.54%) C++
3 11 (29.73%) Embedded C
4 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++
4 4 (10.81%) VBScript
4 4 (10.81%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) HP
1 7 (18.92%) Intel
2 3 (8.11%) QNX
2 3 (8.11%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Veritas
3 1 (2.70%) Apple
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